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Coast Guard suspends search for man near Cape Lookout

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Posted at 3:06 AM, Oct 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-10 03:06:40-04

On Wednesday, the Coast Guard suspended its search for a man near Cape Lookout, NC.

They say he was on a 22-foot Bayliner that was taking on water near the Lookout Bight Jetty.

Someone contacted the Coast Guard at around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday. He said the boat was taking on water and that he was going to abandon it.

Crews searched for about 9 hours and covered about 90 square nautical miles.